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Colorado River, Colorado, Fishing Report - 02/19/18
Stream levels are a little high right now but should drop back down. The lower
river is a little warmer but it is mostly drift boat water. Fish the lower middle and
lowest section of the river. The upper and upper middle sections have some slush
Stream Conditions:

7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of snow everyday for the next
week. Highs will range from
17 to 35 degrees and lows from -5 to 13 degrees.

Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 475 cfs
Level: 4.06 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 34
Clarity: clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data at Kremmling
Midges: Blood (Red), sizes 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Light Green, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Cream, size 20/22, larva pupa and adults
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Blue-winged Olives: size 18/16, nymph, emergers, duns and spinners
Winter Stoneflies, size 16/18, nymphs and adults
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
Midges are hatching. Fish the larva and pupa in tandem for the best results.
The Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin streamers are good flies to use for the
larger trout.
Blue-winged olives are hatchng.
Winter stoneflies are hatching.
Options For Selecting Flies:
1. Email us (
with the dates you will be fishing this
stream and we will send you a list of our
fly suggestions. Please allow up to 24
hours for a response.

2. Call us 800-594-4726 and we will help
you decide which flies you need.

3. Email us (
with a budget for flies and we will select
them to match the budget and get them to
you in time for your fly fishing trip.

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